How does Google Suggest work? With the help of this tool: JavaScript Code Improver, I was able to figure this out… http://www.google.com/complete/search?js=true&qu=foo The result here is run through JavaScript’s eval function. Hmmm…

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SHA-1 broken I noticed reading this article, and the one on Bruce Schneier’s blog, that the only source backing up Bruce Schneier on this SHA-1 crack is Bruce Schneier. Bruce, Bruce. Is that responsible security? Here’s a guy that preaches responsibility about security, and all this SHA-1 crack talk with

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I’m in the Barometer Pretty exciting! How did this happen? I contacted some guys at KBVR-FM (the campus radio station) about genielab.com a while back. Turns out one of them, Andrew Nealon, is also a wordsmith for the school newspaper and he liked the site so much he offered to

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Corporations Sue Google over Results for Competitors From NPR, via Slashdot… Internet search engine Google says it is deciding whether to appeal a decision by a French court that has implications for its lucrative advertising model. The court ordered Google to stop displaying ads for competitors of Louis Vuitton when

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Passive vs. Active Recommendation Systems I had an email exchange with Chris Anderson a couple of days ago, author of the Long Tail blog (and of Wired Magazine fame) about recommendation systems. After sending Chris a pointer to my music recommendation system, he had this to say: Thanks for the

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